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Hike to Mount Fuji

I am writing this post on behalf of my friend – Shashank Bhatia who was lucky enough to witness the sunrise on Mt Fuji. So here is his story in his own words. It was Natsuyasumi (summer vacation) in Japan and on one fine day while discussing with my close …

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Valley of Flowers- Segment 1

Some experiences happen to you by chance while some you make happen to yourself and I made one happen to me by clinching a long cherished dream of visiting the Valley of Flowers. Despite all the odds that were against the trip- be it the ominous news of heavy rains or …

Valley Of Flowers
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Valley of flowers- A fragrant story

The patchy drizzle, the cool summer breeze, the nature-scented air, the flowers carpeting mountains, the gurgling streams and the dewy petrichor of the post-rain. I really don’t know which dimension of the Valley of Flowers stole my heart first… In all my mountain wanderings as yet, I had not seen a sight …

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Trekking Essentials

If you are doing trekking for the first time, it is necessary to know which trek matches most with your physical capabilities in order to enjoy it completely. Treks are classified based on the highest altitude, Season, and the Length of the terrain. Easy: Anyone who is in good health …

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Nag Tibba

There and back again. I was planning yet another trek in the Himalayas but was not quite able to make it due to the scarcity of Time. Then the firm thought of a weekend trek gripped my mind and the next thing I recollect was registering for the All Women …

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Women’s Special: Nag Tibba Trek

For those who want to walk in a dense forest, climb up to 10,000 feet, camp under the starry sky and witness the mighty Himalayan peaks, the Nag Tibba trek is an absolute perfect choice. We are departing for this women’s only trek on a coming weekend(7 April’18). You can leave …

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Dayara Bugyal-part2

Day 2 kicked off with a sweet tinkling of bells tied around the mule’s neck. The music of the bells had a reflex action in my fingers. I found myself trying to catch up with the music when a little movement broke the rhythm away. Nevertheless, the melodious music made itself …

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Dayara Bugyal-Part1

Fridays are always more fun if there’s a trip planned! The Friday(14th, Oct 2016) night started off by boarding a Volvo to Dehradun. We reached there at 5 in the morning and got our backpacks loaded in the minibus which would take us to the base village of Barsu. The …